Why Should Ect (in Its Modern Incarnation) Be A "last Resort"?
Posted 17 November 2011 - 01:02 PM
Mind you, it's not the last resort. Vagus Nerve Stimulation and Lobotomies are both more severe.
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Posted 17 November 2011 - 06:13 PM
Note that I'm not trying to resurrect the controversy, just wanted to point out what the APA has to say about it. And, no, I really don't want to get into a shouting match about the merits of the APA. I'm just posting the link as an FYI.
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